Hunter Survey Forms Due
Deer hunters have great opportunity to harvest deer in Kansas each year. A deer hunter could have obtained permits and tags that allowed the harvest of as many as six deer. The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) monitors harvest, but this effort requires the cooperation of hunters, who are picked randomly to fill out survey forms.
Now that the January season is over, KDWP officials are ready to tally the results. KDWP urges deer hunters to make sure they have completed and returned their forms as soon as possible.
Hunters are required by state law to complete the form and mail it at the end of the season, whether they harvest a deer or not. The survey forms are essential to determine if the harvest reached the level and composition necessary to maintain the deer herd at levels many Kansans desire.
Deer hunter cooperation following the January whitetail antlerless only deer season will be crucial in estimating the harvest that occurred in the 2003 and January 2004 seasons.